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Welcome to the Gender and Sexuality Center

The Gender and Sexuality Center at Brandeis University works to build a diverse and inclusive institution for women and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and asexual (LGBTQA+) faculty, staff, and students.

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What We Do

The Gender and Sexuality Center hosts programs and events every year towards building a diverse and inclusive Brandeis.

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Drop-In Hours with the GSC Pride Reps

Talk with a trained peer mentor about identity, questioning, coming out and more. Weekdays 3-5 p.m. in person at the GSC (Usdan G-69).

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Brandeis Faculty and Staff Pride Alliance

Since 1995, the Brandeis Faculty and Staff Pride Alliance supports LGBTQ+ and allies in their professional and community roles. Meets for monthly lunches in the Gender and Sexuality Center.

Brandeis University offers a wide range of academic courses on gender and sexuality. Here are some of offerings in the Fall 2022. For a more complete list, please visit the Provisional University Bulletin (2022-2023).

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

  • SOC 187a: Race, Health and Medicine in the African Diaspora, Siri Suh
  • SOC 130a: Families, Kinship and Sexuality, Karen Hansen

We hope you take advantage of these course offerings and engage in meaningful conversations with faculty and fellow students. You may continue exploring these important topics with a GSC Pride Rep, trained peer educators, by requesting a one-on-one conversation or dropping in at the GSC in Usdan.


Julián, Anthony and Megan
GSC Staff

LGBTQ+ Life at Brandeis